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  1. espnW Soccer Player Of The Week: Texas Tech's Janine Beckie

    Graham Hays

    After scoring two game-winning goals to keep to keep No. 7 Texas Tech unbeaten, junior forward Janine Beckie nabbed our weekly honor.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  2. Aston Villa relegation threat

    Kevin Hughes

    Stoke vs. Aston Villa

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  3. W2W4: Revs host Fire, 7:30 p.m. Saturday

    Brian O'Connell

    Two teams hoping to halt their early-summer struggles will meet on Saturday when the New England Revolution (7-7-2, 23 points) and Chicago Fire (2-4-10, 16 points) take to the pitch at Gillette Stadium. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. The Revolution ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. MLS Review: Torres unstoppable, L.A. struggles

    Jason Davis

    MLS

    Blog | July 07, 2014
  5. Sturridge shines in win but Rooney's struggles remain

    John Brewin

    LONDON -- Here are some observations from England's 3-0 rout over Peru at Wembley Stadium. 1. Sturridge enjoys centre stage Daniel Sturridge can supply the answer to a question asked for far too long; when are England going to find a centre-fo...

    Blog | May 30, 2014
  6. Milan end with win, but miss out on Europe

    Sumeet Paul

    After a season of struggles, Milan closed out their campaign with a 2-1 win at San Siro against Sassuolo on Sunday night. However, despite the three points, Parma's win against Livorno helped them secure Europa League qualification leaving the Rosson...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  7. Desire and blend of experience keys to Italy success

    Mina Rzouki

    Italy have rarely gone into a World Cup as clear favourites. They may not always thrill -- in fact sometimes they struggle to even entertain -- but they are a formidable winning machine, ruthless in their endeavours and accustomed to unprecedented gl...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  8. One more game before Spurs can dream again

    Dan Fitch

    Tim Sherwood has attracted ridicule for comparing himself to a supply teacher who struggles to control his unruly pupils while the headmaster is absent. The thing is, he's right. Sherwood so often says odd things in news conferences that expressin...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  9. Liverpool's defensive struggles down to a lack of leadership

    Michael Cox

    One isolated incident summarises Liverpool's defensive failings. It wasn't crucial. It didn't cost Liverpool any points. It didn't even cause them to wobble. In fact, it was a completely irrelevant goal -- a consolation for Cardiff City in their 3...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  10. Hooligan control remains major issue in Argentina

    Sam Kelly

    Last week, with the sending of two simple messages, a key battle in Argentine football's struggle against violence was lost. Javier Cantero, the man who took on the barra bravas, resigned from his position as president of Independiente, one of th...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  11. Milans struggles against top teams continue

    Sumeet Paul

    Despite their recent winning streak, the difference in class was apparent for Milan on Friday night as they slipped to a 2-0 defeat to Roma at the Stadio Olimpico. Having picked up important victories against inferior sides over the last month or so,...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  12. Race for fourth will go to the wire

    John Cross

    The intense battle for fourth place between Arsenal and Everton gives the Premier League another dimension. We've got the relegation scrap, the three-way title race and also the struggle for a top-four finish, with its accompanying spot in next se...

    Blog | April 25, 2014
  13. A culture of failure at Fulham could yet end in relegation

    Phil Mison

    Felix Magath's men remain in peril following Saturday's defeat to Tottenham, and when he sits down to analyse the difference between winning and losing here, it could well serve as a template for the last eight months of Fulham's season of struggle. ...

    Blog | April 19, 2014
  14. MLS W2W4: Donovan's form, Portland's struggles and Dempsey's on f...

    ESPN Staff

    A selection of intriguing storylines to watch this weekend: Can Donovan get back into form? Jurgen Klinsmann has made it clear more than once: If Landon Donovan isn't at his best when the World Cup rolls around this June, he won't be on the f...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  15. Sunderland must fear history repeating itself

    Simon Curtis

    Approaching the end of a season with a game affecting the possible relegation of Sunderland will remind many of the tumultuous struggle enacted at Maine Road on May 11, 1991. This was the penultimate season before the onset of the all-dancing, all-pr...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  16. Jesus Corona and the eternal struggle

    David Faitelson

    All of the calm that Cruz Azul's Jesus Corona offers between the posts becomes a mass of jumbled and dangerous passions when nature overcomes the footballer. If we are talking about his place on the field, high reflexes, positioning, location, con...

    Blog | April 13, 2014